Author Archives: Skyler McGee

New Home

Hello All!  I’ve moved! My new site is skylermcgee.com Go to it so see this lovely piece….. This, and many other current pieces are now available to view at my new site. For those of you who have followed my … Continue reading

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New Work

Hello There. There are things brewing. Oh yes. And brand new digs for 2014. (Ooh! Yes, mystery! I’m working away! ) In the meantime, take a look at my newest baby. I had the honor of taking a workshop from … Continue reading

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This is Happy.

It’s late October and the Texas air has finally turned crisp and cool. The leaves are crunching beneath my feet and in my studio, I have even turned my space heater on. With this season, I have some lovely art … Continue reading

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To Live with Beauty

This world is brutal. It’s gritty and exhausting and can rip your heart out everyday. It’s also exhilarating, mysterious, resilient, and deeply good. We, each of us, live in the tension of these truths everyday. Part of my work in … Continue reading

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New Work

Hi there, you lovely people. I’d like you to meet someone. This, dear friends, is Cedar Jane McGee. All 7 lbs 6 oz of magic. She came into this world after just five hours of labor, to her tired and … Continue reading

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What I Have Been Making….

Hi there. It’s been awhile. A long while. Rest assured that life is continuing in lovely ways. And that art is happening—MUCH more slowly than normal, but it is happening. So is this: And so without explanation I have been … Continue reading

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Today

Today We take it slow. Sit in our pajamas. Watch cream disperse beautifully into coffee. Watch butter melt into blueberry pancakes.  Read many (many) Berenstain Bears books. We are weekending. Happy weekend to you and yours.

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New Watercolors, Part II

This body of work has been an unfolding. Working with watercolor is so often that way for me. It’s such a lovely medium that requires a light hand. As an oil painter, this light hand is something I have had … Continue reading

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Watercolor, and New Work

It always starts small for me. An image, a faint idea. And it grows until it becomes an entire body of work. A body of work drenched in long hours and weeks and months, and mulling it over and through … Continue reading

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We Celebrate Big

This month my lovely, spunky daughter turned two. If you ask her how old she is, sometimes she’ll say “two” and sometimes she’ll say “too old.” This I find hysterical. When there are two whole candles on a cake, the … Continue reading

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